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Thread: My 04 Silver Grey Coupe Project Thread

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    My 04 Silver Grey Coupe Project Thread

    figured I'd just start dumping all my ideas and upgrades here and start my own thread. the other day i sat down and made what i consider to be a fairly comprehensive list of stuff i want to do to this car. any input is much appreciated and i will update as i go.


    Most recent update: 11/22/11
    Mileage at update: 53,250

    Maintenance

    - Oil Change
    - Brake System Flush, Fill & Bleed x2 (clutch felt spongy after first time, had it done again at a different place)
    - Transmission Fluid
    - Differential Fluid
    - Cabin & Air Filter
    - Fuel Filter
    - Battery Replaced (Duralast Gold 94R)
    - Four New Tires (Hankook V12 Ventus Evo)


    Mods Installed

    - Jim Conforti Shark Injector
    - BMW Performance air intake
    - Sprint Booster
    - Zeckenhausen CDV
    - UUC Evo3 SSK w/ DSSR
    - Khoalty gloss black kidney grilles
    - Clear side markers
    - Clear corner reflectors (slight chip on one grr, at some point i will replace, but for now i deal with it)
    - //M footrest
    - New ZHP shift knob with //M only badge (no 6 speed overlay) (Leatherz)
    - Aux input kit (ECS)
    - Euro tray (ECS)
    - //M aluminum pedal set (mod bargains)
    - New Dash Mounting Bracket (ashtray cover piece)
    - New C Pillars
    - Custom Coby Black/Grey stitching/Grey time stripe Alcantara Steering Wheel


    Mods Purchased, Not Installed Yet


    Mods on the List (somewhat in order of priority)

    - Vanos rattle/seals kit/VCG/magnetic drain plug (considering Dr Vanos kit)
    - Wheel refinishing
    - CF strut bar
    - belts/pulleys/coolant system (prob at ~70-75k miles)
    - CABs
    - brake pads/rotors


    Big $$$ Items - don't really need 'em, but want 'em...won't consider any of these until everything above is done

    - New wheels (Avante Garde stuff makes me drool)
    - 3.46 differential
    - Exhaust (BMW Perf, UUC, etc)
    - Lightweight clutch/flywheel
    Last edited by webster; 11-22-2011 at 03:55 PM.
    --Wes--

    04 330i ZHP Oxford Green/Natural Brown
    04 330Ci ZHP Silvergrey/Alcantara (RIP)

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    if this is a 'wish list' you might wanna put the BSW system on there

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    You have a similar list, minus the zhp knob and zhp stuff.

    Its a pretty good list. What style rims do you guys have, I love those.

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    I like silver gray a lot
    CDV delete, KONI STR-T & KYB Excel-G, Weisslichts, Stewart H2O pump....
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    You're my twin.
    Sorta.
    Kinda, not really. Probably not at all. But I like you.

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    I wish I had a TiAg ;o(
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    Call Me Dane l 2/2004 330i ZHP l 18x8 ET45 BBS CK's wrapped with Michelin Pilot Sport AS3+ @ 245-40-18 l KW V1 Coilovers in front l KW V1 springs w/ Bilstein B8 dampeners in rear l BMW Performance Rotors l UUC StrutBarbarian l Racing Dynamics Rear Strut Bar l Jim Conforti Shark Injector l Light Birch Interior Trim l Bimmian Celly Mount l M3 Trunk Mat l l e90 Performance E-Brake & Shift Knob l M3 Tri-Stitched Boots l AL Headlight Retrofit with ZKW Lenses l CobyWheel Wrap w/M3 Stitching l LCM sw 4.5 triple blink and rear fogs

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    update: original post edited per recent additions
    --Wes--

    04 330i ZHP Oxford Green/Natural Brown
    04 330Ci ZHP Silvergrey/Alcantara (RIP)

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    Quote Originally Posted by webster View Post
    update: original post edited per recent additions
    "Flame suit NOT REQUIRED!!!"
    Call Me Dane l 2/2004 330i ZHP l 18x8 ET45 BBS CK's wrapped with Michelin Pilot Sport AS3+ @ 245-40-18 l KW V1 Coilovers in front l KW V1 springs w/ Bilstein B8 dampeners in rear l BMW Performance Rotors l UUC StrutBarbarian l Racing Dynamics Rear Strut Bar l Jim Conforti Shark Injector l Light Birch Interior Trim l Bimmian Celly Mount l M3 Trunk Mat l l e90 Performance E-Brake & Shift Knob l M3 Tri-Stitched Boots l AL Headlight Retrofit with ZKW Lenses l CobyWheel Wrap w/M3 Stitching l LCM sw 4.5 triple blink and rear fogs

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    Quote Originally Posted by webster View Post
    update: original post edited per recent additions

    my list is starting to look pretty good IMO. the car is now perfect with the exception of vanos rattle. which really doesn't affect the car much (really only noticeable when driving in a tunnel or garage where the sound can reveberate off the walls...)
    --Wes--

    04 330i ZHP Oxford Green/Natural Brown
    04 330Ci ZHP Silvergrey/Alcantara (RIP)

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